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Re: Running wires from the cockpit
I just ran my chartplotter wires through the pedestal tubing. It was a bit of a trial, to be honest - probably took about a day. Drilling holes in the stainless is the hard bit. Use good titanium drills, at a low speed, with plenty of pressure, and water as the coolant.
PS, apparently you CAN cut the end off an NMEA 2000 cable, and solder it back together (used adhesive heat shrink so should be fine) and it still works. If you don't like that solution, there are field-installable terminations.
Bristol 31.1, San Francisco Bay
Last edited by MarkSF; 04-26-2013 at 05:13 PM.